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How to vary linking words in essays – adding points

Some ideas and words to help you to vary linking words in essays when you need to add points. Some words such as firstly and moreover just get used too much and certainly won’t impress the examiner.

   

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Read think write your way to better essays

A lesson encouraging IELTS learners to use the read think write method to make their essays more coherent. To write better, it helps to read as you go.

   

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Using examples to improve your paragraph coherence

Advice with tips and a vocabulary download on how use examples in writing to make it more coherent. It is not enough to use “for example”

   

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Band score 8.0 – writing better paragraphs

A how to lesson on writing more coherent paragraphs. I analyse a paragraph from a high quality candidate who has problems with coherence and show ways in which the paragraph can be improved.

   

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Improve coherence in essays: linking your paragraphs

This is all about how to improve the structure and coherence of your essays. The main idea is to think very carefully about how you start your paragraphs. You will find an exercise, some advice and three exercises to improve your skills.

   

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Punctuation – full stops and sentences

Advice with 2 video tutorials on how to improve your writing by using punctuation more effectively.

   

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